Review: could Metronidazole cause Neck Pain?


Neck pain is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 14,085 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 121 have Neck pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Neck pain and more.

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Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Metronidazole 15,589 users)

Neck Pain

Neck pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, malaise, fatigue (latest reports from 26,730 Neck pain patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

14,085 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 121 people (0.86%) have Neck Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Neck pain?

Time on Metronidazole when people have Neck Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Neck Pain when taking Metronidazole *:

  • female: 69.75 %
  • male: 30.25 %

Age of people who have Neck Pain when taking Metronidazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.97 %
  • 10-19: 1.98 %
  • 20-29: 7.92 %
  • 30-39: 9.9 %
  • 40-49: 15.84 %
  • 50-59: 7.92 %
  • 60+: 53.47 %

Severity if Neck Pain when taking Metronidazole **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Neck Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (38 people)
  • Hypertension (23 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (20 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (13 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (12 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (51 people)
  • Lipitor (40 people)
  • Levaquin (36 people)
  • Fluconazole (34 people)
  • Amoxicillin (34 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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